History of Olympic Weightlifting
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Performance at the Summer Olympics is the top priority for all world class Olympic weightlifters. The Lift Up web site features the database with the top results achieved at the Summer Olympic Games held in the 20th century.
To view the results of the weightlifting competitions at the Olympics, please select the search criteria in the forms. There are various types of searches available. You may choose to view the list of medalist or generate the lists of all world champions by weight class or year of the Summer Olympics.
Summary table below displays a historical overview of tournaments through the years.
|1904||St. Louis, United States|
|1932||Los Angeles, United States|
|1948||London, Great Britain|
|1972||Munich, West Germany|
|1980||Moscow, Soviet Union|
|1984||Los Angeles, United States|
|1988||Seoul, South Korea|
|1996||Atlanta, United States|
|2012||London, Great Britain|
|2016||Rio de Janeiro, Brasil|